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September 6, 2013
Sched Netweb site
  • Eleven BAF and CAF surcharges tol rain down from OOCL from October 1
  • MOL hikes intra-Asia rate to and from Japan US$100/TEU October 1
  • UASC to pay US$2 billion for five 18,000 TEUers, five 14,000 TEUers
  • Economies of scale from 16,000+ TEUer ships will compel mega order rush
  • 6,802-TEU Maersk Kampala fire put out as ship enters Suez for Europe
  • Costamar's 8,827-TEU high reefer capacity ship on Evergreen charter
  • Hong Kong posts strong retail sales up 9.5pc to US$5.15 billion in July
  • China obliges couriers to maintain service in peak season without break
  • Seagoing defibrillator sales boom as ships comply with new UN rules
  • Denmark's DSV acquires 100pc of the UK's SBS Worldwide Holdings
  • Toll Group starts trials for first all-electric truck in Australia
  • Cathay protests Jetstar gaining local fly rights because it's not local
  • Qantas dumps Boeing 747F after poor H1 results as Asia-Pacific weakens
  • Deaf Australian aviation pioneer, founder of Wards Air Cargo, at 99
  • Lithuania state visitors look to Malaysia for air cargo opportunities
  • Hyderabad moves to become main south Asia's main air freight hub in India

Exim Indiaweb site
SEPTEMBER 5, 2013
  • G6 Alliance announces Asia-Europe schedule update
  • Idle containership numbers more or less steady in last two weeks
  • INSA elects office-bearers & Directors for 2013-14
  • MALA 2013 today evening at Trident, Nariman Point
  • Shipping industry urges IMO to approve container weight verification requirement
  • Iron ore exports looking up
  • Mystic Shipping facilitates an all-India record for loading Millscale in bulk at Kandla Port
  • Port of Antwerp ready for 18,000-TEU vessels
  • Intra-city rail network for Gujarat Special Investment Region
  • Fieo welcomes Dr Raghuram Rajan taking charge as RBI Governor
  • INR rallies against dollar after new RBI chief takes over
  • Lanco Infra to delay some projects

International Transport Journalweb site
  • TIR re-activated in Afghanistan
  • Piraeus privatisation gets closer
  • UPS to acquire two Costa Rican service providers
  • Boeing delivers first B767F to FedEx Express
  • Ford awarded Gefco in UK
  • Dutch port infrastructure tops WEF world ranking
  • Blue Water expanding in Sweden
  • Waberer's International posts excellent results
  • African LCC to accept cargo
  • Kombiverkehr steps up services to/from Sweden
  • Shipping industry urges Imo to act on box weight...
  • City Sprint acquires UK Express
  • IMS Cargo terminates Koper to Vienna train service
  • Pakistan International to cut two European routes
  • Fresh blood for Asco's financial department

Marine Logweb site
SEPTEMBER 5, 2013
  • Shipping industry wants action on container weights
  • Carnival to fit scrubbers and filters on 32 cruise ships
  • Otto Marine to name second 24,000 bhp AHTS
  • Odfjell heiress set to sell stake in Odfjell Drilling
  • Greek owners opt for electrically operated hatch covers
  • DNV merger with GL set to close this month

World Wide Shipperweb site
SEPTEMBER 5, 2013
  • TIGER Grant awards set for 52 US transportation projects
  • Panama Canal certifies 12 new tugboat captains
  • APL takes home top spot as cold chain logistics provider
  • DOC releases July report for goods/services trade
  • G6 Alliance cancelling pair of October sailings

Lloyd's Listweb site
SEPTEMBER 5, 2013
  • No P&I payment made for Desh Shanti's release
    Tanker has not moved since August 17
  • Capital boosts series of MRs with two options
    Number of firm tankers at Samsung Ningbo now increased to six
  • Finland gives $25m environmental aid to owners
    Six Finnish owners get help in fitting scrubbers on 22 ships
  • BG Group completes sale of its stake in Chilean LNG import terminal
    Sale raises $352m for BG Group to invest in its business
  • Diana wins kamsarmax at auction
    Acquisition of Stefania Lembo seen as close to completion
  • Drama out of a crisis
    Events in Egypt and the Suez Canal have the greatest potential to disrupt shipping
  • Metrostar clinches two VLCC orders
    Greek owner's deal with Hyundai Heavy includes two options for sisterships
  • Frontline 2012 raises $225m for new gas ship joint venture and expansion
    Fredriksen newbuilding vehicle targets commodity shipping domination
  • Sloman Neptun joins warnings over STX contracts
    Move comes after similar alert from Frontline 2012
  • Terrorist organisation claims responsibility for Suez RPG attack
    Cosco Asia expected to dock in Hamburg on September 8
  • Iraq pipeline to disrupt Middle East tanker trades
    Trading patterns to change on completion of oil export pipeline from Basra to Aqaba
  • Asia-Europe box volumes surge
    Latest Container Trades Statistics figures show July was up 8.9% on year, to 1.3m teu
  • G6 announces Asia-Europe void sailings for October
    Move is in line with China's national holiday and vessel maintenance programme
  • Cosco Pacific poised to expand Piraeus box terminal
    Chinese seen as favourites in looming port privatisation after $303m deal
  • DNV Group first-half revenues rise 13%
    Outsourcing and consultancy services boost group profits for Norwegian class society
  • Maersk looks to sell 31.4% DFDS stake
    DFDS commits to purchasing and cancelling 12% of own shares

Fairplayweb site
SEPTEMBER 5, 2013
  • Carnival Corp seals ECA accord
    CRUISE giant Carnival Corp today announced a deal with regulators to comply with Emission Control Area rules using extensive scrubber installations
  • Storm forecast for container lines
    ALTHOUGH spot freight rates in container trades rose slightly in early August after a general rate increase by many lines, they fell for most of the rest of the month and a storm seems to lie ahead, a senior shipping analyst said
  • Maersk to sell DFDS
    AP Møller-Maersk said today that it had begun the sale of its 31.3% shareholding in Danish ferry operator DFDS
  • G6 cancels two voyages
    THE G6 Alliance said today it has cancelled two Asia/Europe voyages in the first week of October, during China's weeklong National Day holidays
  • Frontline 2012 exceeds placement target
    FRONTLINE 2012 said today it has raised $225M in gross proceeds by completing its private placement of 34.1M new ordinary shares
  • 3.3Bn yuan lent for Changxing scheme
    SHANGHAI'S land reservation centre obtained 3.3Bn yuan ($534.8M) loan with a four-year term to develop Changxing Island, China Galaxy Securities said
  • DNV sees GL integration before October
    NORWAY'S classification society DNV said it expects to complete its combination with Germany's GL before the end of this month
  • APM selling its 28% stake in DFDS
    DENMARK'S shipping giant APM is selling its 4.65M shares that make up 28% of the equity in listed Danish ro-ro and logistics group DFDS
  • Changhang Phoenix to abandon newbuilding
    SHENZHEN-listed Changhang Phoenix will abandon a bulker being built at a compatriot yard, incurring losses of 52.1M yuan ($8.4M), a bourse filing from the company said today
  • Oman, Iraq step up crude cargoes to China
    BOTH Oman and Iraq posted growth exceeding 30% y/y on crude cargoes to China over January-July, China's General Administration of Customs said
  • Offshore groups clinch deals
    SINGAPORE-listed CH Offshore and Malaysia-listed Alam Maritime and Daya Material Berhad have clinched charter deals for offshore support vessels
  • China's Hedland iron ore imports rise by 33%
    IRON ORE imports to China from Australia's Port Hedland, the world's biggest bulk terminal, climbed to 22.3M tonnes in August, the Port Hedland Port Authority said
  • Panamax box ships diverted to regional work
    INTRA-Asia and Chinese domestic container trades are likely to be served by more Panamax box ships, which are increasingly being pushed out of long-haul trades, shipbroker Howe Robinson said
  • HMM invests in logistics business in China
    HYUNDAI Merchant Marine has expanded into the logistics business, with the opening of a container facility in Qingdao, China
  • Cheap Chinese steam coal reduces imports
    COAL cargoes to China are lagging even though the country's stockpiles are falling

The Journal of Commerceweb site
SEPTEMBER 5, 2013
  • Trucking Executives Charged With $26 Million Fraud
    Three former USA Dry Van Logistics executives may face up to 20 years in prison and fines for allegedly defrauding lender GE Capital of more than $26 million. A six-count indictment charged Sergio F. Lagos, Aurelio Aleman and Oscar Barbosa with wire fraud in a scheme to defraud GE Capital by...
  • TIGER Funding for Ports, Rail Increases, But Future Grants Uncertain
    WASHINGTON - Port and freight rail projects got a larger share of the Department of Transportation's TIGER grants this time around, but the future of the politically contentious program is uncertain. About $148 million, or 31 percent, of the $474 million in grants through Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery program will...
  • Australia's Trade Balance Swings to Red
    In seasonally adjusted terms, Australia had a goods and services trade deficit of A$129 million (about US$141.3 million) in July, after posting a A$243 million surplus in June, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Between June and July, in seasonally adjusted terms, exports of goods and services credits rose A$54 million...
  • TIGER Grants Awarded to 52 Transportation Projects
    About $474 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation's Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery 2013 discretionary grant program has been awarded to 52 transportation projects in 37 states, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced. Among these grants, 25 projects funded at $123.4 million will be designated for projects in rural areas...
  • CMA CGM Rights the Ship
    Rodolphe SaadeCMA CGM is building a war chest. The French ocean carrier has nurtured its debt-ridden balance sheet back to health and is raising capital to guard against future down cycles in what promises to be an increasingly volatile environment for the container shipping industry. After coming close to bankruptcy in...
  • Maersk Selling DFDS Stake
    A.P. Moller-Maersk is selling its 31.3 percent stake in DFDS, a Danish shipping and logistics company, in a further divestment of non-core assets that will raise around 1.7 billion krone (about US$303 million). Maersk acquired the DFDS stake as partial payment for Norfolkline, its U.K.-based roll-on, roll-off carrier, in 2010 in...
  • Q&A: Gambling on Errors and Omissions
    Q: We are simply "truck brokers." We currently aren't providing customers with supply chain strategies, freight auditing, complete freight management, freight forwarding or any of the larger menu items of the third-party logistics industry. For those reasons, and because of the great expense, we haven't seen a reason to buy "errors...
  • FMCSA Gives Brokers Deadline for Surety Bond
    Property brokers and freight forwarders will have 60 days from Oct. 1 to comply with a controversial new $75,000 surety bond requirement, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said in a Federal Register notice today. Last year's transportation spending law set an Oct. 1 deadline for brokers and forwarders to obtain...
  • G6 Alliance Cancels Two Asia-Europe Voyages in October
    Members of the G6 Alliance have canceled two voyages scheduled for early October, as a result of vessel maintenance and a national holiday week in China. The void sailings will be made on the eastbound EUM service, connecting Asia and the Mediterranean, in week 41, with an estimated time of departure...
  • Sequestration Could Cut Up to 15 Merchant Marine Vessels
    The U.S. Merchant Marine could lose up to 15 vessels, dealing a blow to mariners who operate the vessels, if federal sequestration cuts take effect next fiscal year, according to a maritime trade union. The Maritime Administration told maritime union officials that the billions of dollars in funding cuts to federal...
  • High Rail Costs Restrict Grain Exports From West Coast
    The high cost of shipping Midwest grain by rail to the West Coast is restricting containerized grain exports to Asia, according to a Cargill executive. Union Pacific Railroad last year opened a grain transload facility in Yermo, Calif., and the Port of Long Beach intends to build a transload facility at...
  • QuestaWeb Doubles Its Foreign Trade Zone Customer Base in 2013
    Clark, N.J. -- September 4, 2013 -- QuestaWeb, Inc. (www.questaweb.com), a premier provider of Web-based, integrated Global Trade Management (GTM) solutions, announced today that the firm's Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) Division doubled its customer base in 2013. The division, founded in 2009 to meet the specialized compliance needs of companies employing...
  • Southeastern Freight Lines' Florence Service Center Celebrates 60 Years of Service
    LEXINGTON, S.C. (Sept. 3, 2013) - Southeastern Freight Lines, the leading provider of regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services, is celebrating 60 years of quality without question service from its Florence, S.C. service center this September. Originally opened in September of 1953, the Florence service center, located at 1421 West Darlington St., features...
  • Kuehne + Nagel offers logistics services for TOM TAILOR
    Moscow / Russia, September 04, 2013 - TOM TAILOR GROUP, an international fashion and lifestyle company and one of the key players in the European fashion sector, has awarded Kuehne + Nagel with a contract for logistics services in Russia. For the TOM TAILOR GROUP Kuehne + Nagel will provide transport...
  • Global Forwarding's Logistics Specialist Actively Serving Military Obligations
    MANALAPAN, N.J., September 4, 2013 - Global Forwarding, a leading freight forwarding company, recently announced that their Logistics Specialist, Nicole Richardson, is serving active military obligations. She will be taking a temporary leave of absence from Global Forwarding to fulfill important US military duties. Ms. Richardson, who will be receiving special...
  • Port Logistics Group Named a "Top 100 3PL" by Inbound Logistics
    HOUSTON, August 14, 2013/PR Newswire/ -- Port Logistics Group, the nation's leading provider of gateway logistics services, today announced that it has been named a "Top 100 3PL" by Inbound Logistics magazine for the second consecutive year. This year's Top 100 3PLs were selected from a pool of more than 300 companies. Each year,...

TradeWindsweb site
SEPTEMBER 5, 2013
  • Expedo's 'new confidence'
    Expedo Shipping of Monaco has enrolled another long-range-one (LR1) products tanker in a pool controlled by US operator Heidmar.
  • Craig inks Spanish sextet
    Scotland's Craig Group has signed up for six more emergency response and rescue vessels (ERRVs) in Spain.
  • Flex LNG holder sells
    A major investor has exited Flex LNG just days after the company announced it had resolved a long-running legal dispute with shipbuilding giant Samsung Heavy Industries.
  • Happy ending for Avondale?
    A leading private equity firm appears to be closing in on an order for up to eight medium-range (MR) products tankers that has the potential to alter the course of the US shipping industry.
  • CMA CGM in at Mipo
    CMA CGM has confirmed a newbuilding order for three 2,100-teu containerships in a deal likely to be the renegotiation of an older contract.
  • Desh Shanti to be freed
    Iran has ordered the release of an Indian suezmax held since mid-August in a pollution row.
  • STX banks seek quick fix
    Creditors in control of STX Offshore & Shipbuilding plan to sell the company after normalising operations under a new chief executive officer, according to local news reports.
  • Otto cements order
    Singapore-listed shipbuilder Otto Marine has secured construction contracts for five cement carrier newbuildings.
  • Coeclerici's coal coup
    Italy's Coeclerici Group has beefed up its trading arm with the takeover of Germany's Dako Coal.
  • The moment of attack
    A jihadist group has released footage showing the RPG attack on the Cosco Asia in the Suez Canal over the weekend.
  • Dayang adds one
    Malaysian shipowner Dayang Enterprise has moved for an offshore support vessel newbuilding at compatriot yard Shin Yang Shipyard.
  • Dirty work
    The potential for a sustained rally in the large-range-one tanker (LR1) market may be limited because a large swathe of the fleet is trading in dirty markets, according to a report by brokerage Charles Weber.
  • Fredriksen cleans up
    Frontline 2012 has raised $225m from a private placement of shares that turned out to be very popular with investors.
  • Ktistakis faces tax trial
    Former Greek bulker owner Lucas Ktistakis has been brought back to the US to face tax fraud charges, after more than 10 years as a fugitive.
  • Nordic buys Theresa
    Denmark's Nordic Tankers has bought a products tanker chartered in by sister company Herning.
  • Tanker master held
    The captain of a UK tanker attacked by pirates in July has since been stuck in a Togo jail for allegedly conspiring with the gunmen.
  • Manx launch delayed
    A new Isle of Man shipping line is still waiting to launch as talks continue over buying a con-ro vessel.
  • Maersk to offload DFDS
    AP Moller Maersk is looking to offload its near one-third stake in compatriot ferry operator DFDS, it emerged Thursday.
  • Ningbo loss lessens
    Bulker owner Ningbo Marine has cut its loss in the first half of 2013 as revenue stayed stable.
  • Arnet ups BWO stake
    BW Offshore senior management has spent close to $750,000 in recent days to buy shares in the FPSO operator.
  • Smart bunkers removed
    Bunkers have reportedly been removed from the stricken capesize bulker Smart which ran aground off South Africa last month.
  • DNV's profit doubles
    Det Norske Veritas (DNV), the Norwegian classification society, has made a strong financial start to the year.
  • Kampala fire out
    Maersk Line says a fire aboard one of its post-panamax containerships has largely been extinguished.
  • EGLE leads share rally
    Shares of Eagle Bulk Shipping led the rally in Times Square Wednesday with a gain that many are attributing to renewed confidence in the future of the dry-bulk market.

American Shipperweb site
SEPTEMBER 5, 2013
  • Report says ship was attacked in Suez Canal with RPGs
    Nexus Consulting of Alexandria, Va., said the attacks were carried out by a terrorist group calling itself Al-Furqan and its followers are "seeking to disrupt the canal with extreme means, including deadly force."
  • UPS to buy 2 Costa Rican partners
    The world's largest package delivery company said that by having more control of the Costa Rican operations it can better connect the Central American country's shippers to its global transportation network.
  • MIT study gives small business expansion test
  • Port Freeport gets $19.6 million in berth settlement
  • Groups urge IMO action on weighing containers
    Improperly weighed boxes present safety hazards for ships, their crews, other cargo on board, workers in port facilities handling containers, and on roads. These containers also lead to incorrect ship stowage and accidents.
  • Norbert Dentressangle signs up with fashion firm
  • Scrubbing the need to burn low-sulfur fuel
  • DNV exceeds targets in 1H
  • Descartes' profitability run continues
    The Waterloo, Ontario-based company has been profitable for 35 consecutive quarters, with CEO Art Mesher saying its operating margin has surpassed projections, and it has cash to invest in further acquisitions.

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
SEPTEMBER 5, 2013
  • Canadian refinery expected to close
    One third of the plant's output has been fuel oil.
  • IFO prices fall in Fujairah
    Avails remained tight in Fujairah.
  • Prices show no clear direction in Rotterdam
    Avails were reported to be tight in Rotterdam.
  • IP coatings prove hit in market place
    Sales linked to high bunker prices and sharpened economic awareness, says company.
  • High stock levels are capping fuel oil premiums
    Asian traders home supply will tighten in September and October.
  • Cruise line to invest $180 million in scrubbers
    'The outcome is better, the cost is less,' says Carnival vice president.
  • Flow meter saves shipowner over $30K
    Discrepancy in transfer data revealed under-supply.
  • Fuel oil stocks at ten-week high
    Figures reflect weak demand and strong arbitrage activity.
  • Asian bunker prices losing direction
    Average to good demand was reported in Singapore.
  • Brightoil ready to start bunkering operations at Qingdao
    380 cSt grade product to be supplied via barge.
  • SCI to start hedging part of its bunker purchases
    Currency has lost over 16% against the dollar so far this year.
  • Fuel removal operations to begin on sunken ferry
    Operation should be finished by end of the month.
  • Staff moves at Curoil
    Denise Gouw has started term with bunkering firm.
  • Lukoil-Bunker to upgrade Murmansk-based tanker
    Vessel expected to resume operations at the port in early November.

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Singapore port records new historical records of quarterly and semi-annual traffic of containers
Singapore
New maximum peaks also of non-oil bulk bulk
Orders for 2.7 billion to KSOE for the construction of 12 15,500-teu container carriers
Seoul / Sejong
The Fair Trade Commission authorizes the KSOE to acquire 35.05% of the capital of STX Heavy Industries
FMC blocks the entry into force of the Gemini Corporation Agreement between Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd in trades with the USA
Washington
It would become automatically effective on Monday, but the US agency requested more information
In the first half of 2024, the traffic of goods in Russian ports fell by -3.1% percent.
St. Petersburg
Dry goods in decrease of 2.7% and dry bulk of -3.5%
In the port of Klaipeda will begin the construction of a new cruise terminal
Klaipeda
It is expected that the work will depart this year
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
Thiruvananthapuram
The deep water heater in Vizhinjam is managed by the Adani Ports and Logistics
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
London / Kuala Lumpur
Reported 27 attacks compared to 38 in the April-June period of 2023
Underwriting the agreement for the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry
Rome
Overall increase to the average parameter (nostrome) of 202 euros
Global Ports Holdings accepts takeover offer of the majority shareholder GIH
London
The proposal includes the delisting of the company
West Sicily's AdSP fagocytes the port of Sciacca in its jurisdiction
Shack
The city administration announces the next signing of the delivery record between the Demanium Marittimo and the AdSP
At Italian Rail Network the management of the last railway mile in the port of Gioia Tauro
Joy Tauro
Signed the act of granting the duration of 15 years
The Parliament of Hamburg has approved in the first reading the agreement for the entry of MSC into the capital of HHLA
Hamburg
71 votes in favour and 34 against
In the first half of 2024 the traffic of goods in Turkish ports increased by 3.2%
Ankara
In the second quarter, volumes with Italy returned to growth after seven quarterly periods of decline.
NovaAlgoma orders what will be the world's largest cementier ship
Lugano
Commissioned at Zhejiang Xinle Shipbuilding, it will have a gross grasp of 38,000 tons
Appeal of the shipping industry for the modification of the Carbon Intensity Indicator
London
Intrinsic flaws-explained six associations-counteract with the common goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the maritime sector
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Papenburg / Urayasu
It will carry out mini cruises with departure from Tokyo as part of a deal with Disney
CMA CGM-Pasqal agreement to introduce quantum computing technologies in shipping and logistics
The EU Commission has approved aid disbursed from Italy to the Caremar maritime services
Brussels
The in-depth investigation of the companies of the former Tirrenia group ended
Royal Boskalis will acquire the entire control of Smit Lamnalco
Papendrecht
Deal to buy 50% percent of capital from Saudi group Rezayat
Last year, intermodal shipments arriving and departing from Italy have significantly decreased.
Brussels
Recorded reductions of -8.8% and -13.1% respectively
Almost total membership-they stress Filt, Fit and Uilt-at the strike days of port workers
Genoa / Rome
Waiting for a fair response in wage terms and protections
Currently 90% per cent of ship arrivals in the port of Singapore are not scheduled
Singapore
"The effect of the crisis in the Red Sea could be aggravated by the next increase in container volumes," Minister Hon Weng said.
Le Aziende informano
ABB completa l'acquisizione del business di routing meteorologico di DTN per la navigazione
La transazione è stata completata oggi, in seguito a un precedente annuncio di accordo con il gruppo globale di dati e analisi DTN
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Venice
Di Blasio : It is one of the most important and expected infrastructure works for veneta portuality and the productive fabric of the Northeast
It expects the reduction of maritime traffic in the Panama Canal
Balboa
In the first five months of 2024, the transits of high-fishing vessels were 3,706 (-30.4%)
Port concessions, Financial Economic Plans will have to be drawn up on the basis of a format drawn up by the ART
The State Council has upheld the appeal of the Co. Na.Te. Co. towards the AdSP of Naples for the missed dredgers
The trend of sensitive traffic growth in the port of Bremen / Bremerhaven continues.
Breed
The hike is towed by the containers
Maersk Supply Service will be acquired by Norwegian DOF Group
Storebø / Kongens Lyngby
Transaction of the value of more than 1.1 billion
Assshipowners have no doubts : LNG is the useful fuel for decarbonisation of shipping
Rome
A catalogue of alternative fuels available in every stopover-Messina highlighted-is not reasonably applicable to Italian ports
The US Federal Maritime Commission puts the HMM under observation
Washington
The South Korean company has been included in the list of "controlled carriers"
Spread 41 million euros to improve competitiveness of Italian ports
Rome
Resources also to make the rail and modal transfer more efficient within the scallots
Maersk withdraws from race to acquire German DB Schenker
Copenhagen
Clerc : identified "areas of challenge in the perspective of an integration"
Provisions on the licence plates of new vehicles are likely to damage the activity of port businesses
Genoa
Assiterminal and ANCIP, do not take into account the issues generated in the context of port operations
The Danish government has set up a working group to ensure that the national shipping industry continues to be a leader
Copenhagen
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach invest in order to equip charging stations for electric trucks
Los Angeles
Allocated 25 million as part of the Clean Air Action Plan
Acica rentals two new ro-pax ships that will ship from 2027 on routes between Italy and Greece
Athens
Agreement with Swedish Stena RoRo that includes unit purchase options
The Port of Los Angeles will enhance its capacity in the cruises segment
Los Angeles
Call for proposals for a new terminal and for the renovation of the World Cruise Center
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
Beijing
The only containers increased by 8.2%
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Munich / Trieste
The agreement includes an option for a third unit
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Genoa
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Vice presidents have been named Aldo Negri, Roberto De Marchi, Carolina Villa and Maurizio Gozzi.
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
Rome
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
The witness passage will take place on October 25, when Alessandro Santi will cease his term in office.
The first July will become operational the first version of the Sardinia Port Community System
Cagliari
The new telematics platform was presented today in Cagliari
Houthi allegedly targeted two other MSC container carriers
Portsmouth / Tampa
The ships have regularly continued their journey
Commesse for 63.4 million to Somec in cruise ship segment
St. Vendemian
These are units intended for Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Oceania Cruises and Disney Cruise Line
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Casablanca
Will have an annual traffic capacity of 3.4 million teu
R-Logitech will come out of Euroports and be replaced by a new private majority shareholder
Kallo
The investment companies PMV and SFPIM have temporarily boosted their shares
Hapag-Lloyd cooperates with ZeroNorth for the energy transition of its fleet
Copenhagen
Digital solution for fuel supply and bunkerage planning
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
Miami
The crucieristic group predicts that strong growth will continue in 2025
In the first quarter of this year, the traffic of goods in Romanian ports increased by 16.1%
Bucharest
Strong drop in loads from and for Italy
Paolo d' Amico has been confirmed as president of the Italian Naval Register
Genoa
Renewed the mandate for the four-year term 2024-2027
Hamburg Commercial Bank has acquired the portfolio in the NIBC's naval credit segment
Hamburg / L ' Hague
It has a value of 992 million
In the first three months of 2024, container traffic in German ports increased by 5.2%
Wiesbaden
The overall volume of goods decreased by -1.1%
In the first half of 2024 the container traffic in the port of Hong Kong fell by -5.4%
Hong Kong
In the second quarter, the decline was -7.5% percent.
Renewed the five-year agreement between Honored Shipowners and IMAT for the training of crews
Castel Volturno
Saipem to win two offshore projects in Saudi Arabia
Milan
New assets worth about 500 million
The work on the realisation of the new entrance to the port of Augusta has been carried out.
August
Di Sarcina : Strategic work also in light of the recent transfer of container traffic from Catania
Strong demand for containers is reflected on the profits of the CIMC
Hong Kong
Recorded a significant increase in dry box sales
ALS Customs Services has acquired the Italian Battaglino Customs Services
Hilden
The Milan firm has 79 employees
Approved the 2023 budget of Interporto Campano
Nola
Confirmed Alfredo Gaetani (President) and Claudio Ricci (Managing Director)
Saipem, commits for offshore activities in Azerbaijan
Milan
In programme activity in the Azerbaijani waters of the Caspian Sea
The Danish group SGL buys Brazilian Blu Logistics Brasil
Hvidovre
Agreement to acquire the entire share capital
99.2% million of Fincantieri's 400 million capital increase subscribed to
Rome
Majority shareholder CDP Equity has subscribed to new shares worth 285.8 million euros.
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Rome
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
At The Spice Container Terminal start the scallops of the 21,000-teu container ships of OOCL
The Spezia
Inaugurated the Onshore Power Supply plant of the port of Valletta
Floriana / Geneva
Every Wednesday "MSC World Europa" will connect to the electric grid of the stopover
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PSA, measures to mitigate congestion in the port of Singapore are having success
Singapore
In recent months, it has increased, among other things, the need to handle containers several times.
Presented the XII National Report on the Economy of the Sea
Rome
The sector generates a direct added value of 64.6 billion euros.
Set up in the construction site of Ancona the construction of the extra-aluminum cruise ship Four Seasons I
Trieste
Fincantieri will deliver it by the end of 2025
Hapag-Lloyd announces preliminary results of first semester
Hamburg
The company believes that the second half of 2024 will be better than previous expectations.
In May the traffic of goods in the port of Ravenna decreased by -3.0%
Ravenna
The month of June is expected to decline by -3.3% percent.
The economic-financial analysis of Fedespedi of containerized shipping companies
Milan
Laying of the keel of the new ultra-luxury megayacht destined for Aman at Sea
Genoa
Ceremony in the construction site of St. George of Nogaro of T. Mariotti
Danaos confirms order in China for five new container ships
Athens
Four will have a capacity of 9,200 teu and one of 8,258 teu
In Barcelona the first container terminal in the Mediterranean with electrified quay
Barcelona
On Friday the inauguration of the Onshore Power Supply plant in Hutchison Ports BEST
The revenue growth of Taiwanese Evergreen and Yang Ming continues
Taipei / Keelung
YML orders 9,100 new containers
Inaugurated in Gioia Tauro the quay that will host the pole of naval reparations
Joy Tauro
Agostinelli : This year the container traffic in port will challenge the four million teu
Chinese group Hengli will build a shipyard on the island of Changxing
Dalian
Investment of the value of 1.3 billion
SFL Corporation renews with Maersk the rental of four container ships
Hamilton
The capacity of ships will be high from 8,700 to 9,500 teu
Prysmian, record of installation of a cable in ultra-deep waters
Milan
Test for installation at -2,150 meters
Germany's Rhenus has acquired 15% percent of France's C Chez Vous
Holzwickede
Is specialized in the delivery of goods weighing more than 30 kilograms
Astilleros Armon delivered the dual-fuel ferry Margarita Salas to Baleària
Dénia
Can be powered to liquefied natural gas
Brothers Cosulich orders two new chemical bunkering tankers
Genoa
They will be taken in delivery in the first semester of 2026
Lineage buys the abruzzese supplier of Eurofrigor refrigerated warehouses
Amsterdam
Manages a refrigerated cell structure of more than 24,000 square meters in Controwar
Fincantieri vara to Ancona the cruise ship Viking Vesta
Los Angeles
In mid-2025 it will be delivered to American Viking
At the end the constructive phase of the port of Porto Torres
Cagliari
Entrusted to a Technical Advisory Panel on the issue of the greatest costs of opera
In China, the keel of the new ro-pax has been laid down. GNV Virgo
Genoa
It will be the first ship of GNV's fleet to be powered by liquefied natural gas
In Genoa, the World Day of Ausile Navigation
Genoa
On August 22, IALA will assume the legal status of intergovernmental organisation
SFL Corporation orders the construction of five container ships from 16,800 teu
Hamilton
Commits the value of a billion dollars to New Times Shipbuilding
In 2023, Fratelli Cosulich recorded financial performance second only to those records of 2022
Genoa
OMT (Accelleron) acquires the OMC2
Reflights
The Company manufactures high precision fuel injectors for marine, stationary and rail engines
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Bari La Spezia Savona
Brindisi Leghorn Taranto
Cagliari Naples Trapani
Carrara Palermo Trieste
Civitavecchia Piombino Venice
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MEETINGS
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Rome
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
The assembly of Assagents will be held in Genoa on June 25.
Genoa
Event entitled " Mari inquieti. Routes and conflicts : the incognition of traffickers "
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PRESS REVIEW
Samsung, HMM clash in US over shipping rates
(The Korea Times)
Houthis Mount Biggest Month of Attacks on Ships This Year
(Bloomberg)
››› Press Review File
FORUM of Shipping
and Logistics
Relazione del presidente Stefano Messina
Roma, 2 luglio 2024
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Last year, freight traffic in Dutch ports fell by -7.6% percent.
The Hague
Reduction of volumes in all major merceological compartments
Chantier Naval de Marseille will retrofit two other cruise ships of AIDA Cruises
Rostock
They are part of the class "Sphinx"
Genovese De Wave has acquired Inoxking
Genoa
The Company manufactures steel furniture and refrigeration systems for the maritime industry
The downturn of container traffic in the port of Piraeus continues
Hong Kong
Overall, the volumes handled by the COSCO Shipping Ports network have been increased.
MSC gets 97.71% of the capital of Gram Car Carriers
Oslo
In the coming days the acquisition of the remaining shares
Hapag-Lloyd reiterates its own terminalist division
Hamburg
A Hanseatic Global Terminals make 20 container terminals in 11 nations
ADNOC Logistics & Services orders in Korea 8-10 new liquefied natural gas vessels
Abu Dhabi
They will be built by Samsung Heavy Industries and Hanwha Ocean
Kombiverkehr is alarmed at the reduction of DB Cargo services for intermodal transport
Frankfurt am Main
The company is looking for alternative partners
Fincantieri will build a fourth NFS submarine for the Italian Navy Navy
Trieste
Commits of the value of 500 million euros
MSC ready to acquire 15% of ADR in Genoa Airport
Genoa
The shipowner group has submitted a binding proposal to buy
Four major critical areas in view of the entry into force of the FuelEU Maritime Regulation
Rome
Workshop on the theme of the Young Group of Confitweapon
Technical Varo of the second of the four GNV ro-pax ships under construction in China
Genoa
The "GNV Orion", of 52,000 tons tsl, will be taken over in the summer of 2025
Assshipowners have strengthened their structure
Rome
Insertion into the organic of Simone Parizzi, Mattia Canevari and Cesare Crocini
Japan's MOL acquires 25% of the logistics company Tanzaniana Alistair Group
Tokyo
Port of Ravenna, over four million euros destined for new mediums of less environmental impact
Ravenna
A ban on the replacement of the means currently operating in the quay
Rosetti Marino, new committed for offshore EPC activities worth more than 400 million euros
Ravenna
It envisages the realization of the topside of the gas production platform that will be installed off the coast of Libya
They return to grow the revenues of the FedEx express courier
Memphis
In the coming months, a continuation of the current positive trend is expected.
Assagents analyzes the impact on maritime traffic of the geopolitical crises in place
Genoa
On July 9 Adria Ferries will inaugurate a new ferry line between Italy and Montenegro
Ancona
Biweekly service between the ports of Ancona and Bar
State Railways and Eni continue cooperation in the field of alternative fuels
Rome
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will have 72% of the capital of Gearbulk
Tokyo
You will acquire an additional 23% held by Halberton Holding (Jebsen family)
The Young Shipowners Group of Confitarma launches the website ItalianSeafarers
Rome
Presented the training opportunities offered by the companies and the ITS foundations
In 2023, passengers on MSC Crusere ships nearly doubled.
Geneva
The Explora Journeys business also started in August.
EQT Infrastructure VI fund buys Constellation Cold Logistics
Stockholm / London
Owns and operates 26 refrigerated warehouses in Western Europe and Scandinavia
UPS sells logistics company Coyote Logistics to RXO for more than a billion dollars
Charlotte / Atlanta
In 2023 the asset ceded generated a turnover of 3.2 billion
CMA CGM restructure services in the Mediterranean
Marseille
Changes to the Euronaf and TMX 2 lines scaling several Italian ports
The only retroport of the port of La Spezia is that of Santo Stefano Magra
The Spezia
Shipping agents and shipping agents and customs officers who say no to the hypothesis of other corridors said.
Warriors (AdSP Livorno) : The TDT terminal must maintain its own merceological vocation
Livorno
We expect Grimaldi to develop plans to promote a real growth of containerized traffickers.
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Montreal
Confirmed for another two-year term
Lorenzo Giacobbe is the new president of the Young People's Group of Assagents
Genoa
It will be joined by Vice Presidents Pietro Abbona and Andrea Pompei
The ports of Trieste and Monfalcone are allied with those of Cartagena, Riga and North Sea Port
Trieste
Report on work in liguri ports
Genoa
It was carried out by the Italian Academy of Mercantile Academy
Intermodal transport of prefabricated in concrete from Tuscany to Sardinia
Arezzo
Collaboration between the Baraclit Group, the Logistic Pole of the FS Group and the GMake Group
It continues the growth of containerized transhipment traffic in the ports of Algeciras and Valencia
Algeciras / Valencia
In May in the two shelves the transshipment containers increased by 8.4% and 12.0%
Kombiverkehr, in 2025, will double in Germany the costs of using rail lines for the transport of goods
Frankfurt am Main
Krebs : in the worst case we will stop transport
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